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Manager - Exhibit Operations Job in McCook, IL 60525

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Manager - Exhibit Operations

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McCook, IL 60525

Date Acquired : 10/15/2019 11:41:17 PM
Date Updated : 11/18/2019 10:00:33 PM
Were a global company of thinkers, designers, and doers. Freeman partners with our clients to build a connection with their customers by creating brand experiences that are seamless, innovative, and immersive. From strategy, creative, and digital to logistics and event technology, our teams place the client at the center, helping them connect to people in meaningful and personal ways. What makes us unique is our collaborative culture, intuitive knowledge, global perspective, and personalized approach developed from our 90-year legacy as an industry leader. Freeman connects people to a universe of opportunities that create a spark, build understanding, and inspire action.


Manage and supervise all functions of the Exhibit Operations Department at the branch level. Manage to assigned budget. Focus on day to day operational efficiencies and procedures.

+ Delivers complex high end custom builds

+ Gathers information on all exhibits for events assigned by DOEO

+ Participates/Initiates or Schedules initial operations/production launch with BDM/CSM

+ Works with fabrication facility concerning build costs and monitors against budget

+ Manages all showsite services including 3rd party requirements

+ Creates Exhibits Production Schedule for individual exhibits and exhibits as a whole on the event with the Supervisor

+ Plans and reviews logistics with all departments

+ Assigns individual exhibits to Exhibits Supervisors

+ Creates labor plan with supervisor for showsite install and dismantle

+ Responsible for Supervisors entering all projected labor into the LBT on assigned shows

+ Schedules exhibit transportation inbound and outbound as needed, utilizing FET when possible

+ Works with DOEO and Planner Coordinator to track actual costs against budgeted costs

+ Reviews with supervisors, all on-site equipment, special needs and tools required

+ Monitor on-site progress of the entire events exhibits to ensure we are exceeding client expectations

+ Schedules and leads exhibits daily production meetings with Exhibitor Sales

+ Ensures we meet turn-over expectations of exhibits to clients

+ Resolves all issues on site

+ Plans and manages dismantle with supervisors

+ Prices nominal showsite change orders and looks for other revenue generating opportunities


+ High school diploma required

+ 6 or more years supervisory experience managing employees, budgets, and operations

+ **Preferred:**

+ College degree

+ 8 or more years of industry experience

+ 3 or more years of experience managing leaders

At Freeman, our commitment to diversity and inclusion is helping us to create not only a great place to work, but also an environment where our employees, our customers and our communities around the world can reach their goals and connect with each other. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status and other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.